The court-released exchanges show Scott Pruitt’s cozy relationship with oil and gas could impact energy development.
Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke evokes Roosevelt, but his record has veered away from environmental protection.
Still, Trump’s election reduces chances that the Dakota Access pipeline will be permanently blocked.
Urban sprawl, energy development, agriculture and forestry have an ever-larger footprint on the West.
The group of business-owners seeks help from Washington to prevent mining north of the national park.